The animated film LET’S TALK ABOUT SOIL emphasizes human dependence on soils and describes how sustainable development is threatened by certain soil use trends.
We can fall for the oil industry hype and keep ourselves chained to a resource that’s depleting and comes with ever increasing economic costs with staggering environmental consequences, or we can recognize that the days of cheap and abundant oil (not to mention coal and natural gas) are over.
From North America to the Amazon, from Sri Lanka and Northern Australia, the monsoon rains are an eagerly awaited event in many parts of the world. Here are some of the eighteen photos of this extraordinary weather phenomenon.
We tend to think of plastic as a cheap, inferior and ugly material used to make children’s toys, garden furniture and throwaway bottles. But as an experiment, imagine for a moment a world in which plastic was extremely rare, like gold or platinum, and plastic objects were devastatingly expensive to produce.